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  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco car finishes second at Sonoma Raceway

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco car finishes second at Sonoma Raceway - April 25, 2018 - Saskatchewan Polytechnic students have proven they have what it takes on the raceway. The SaskEco Urban Concept car finished in second place at the Shell Eco-Marathon Americans Challenge at the Sonoma Raceway in California last week. The energy efficiency competition brought together over 1,000 students from across North and South America. The placing marks the first Canadian car to earn a spot in the final competition in London, England this July.

  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates graduates at Moose Jaw convocation

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates graduates at Moose Jaw convocation - April 26, 2018 – Tomorrow Saskatchewan Polytechnic will celebrate the accomplishments of graduates along with award recipients at the Moose Jaw campus convocation. Almost 850 students have been invited to attend Moose Jaw convocation.

  • Dr. Larry Rosia receives Paul A. Elsner International Excellence in Leadership Award

    Dr. Larry Rosia receives Paul A. Elsner International Excellence in Leadership Award - April 20, 2018 –Dr. Larry Rosia, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s president and CEO, has received the Paul A. Elsner Excellence in Leadership Award from The Chair Academy. The Chair Academy’s mission is to design and promote world-class training programs and services to advance academic and administrative leadership for higher education and organizational leaders globally to promote positive change.

  • Take a seat: Architectural Technologies students showcase handmade furniture designs

    Take a seat: Architectural Technologies students showcase handmade furniture designs - On April 12 and 13, Architectural Technologies students showcased their furniture making skills in a special event at Sask Polytech’s Moose Jaw campus.

Draganfly and Saskatchewan Polytechnic helps solve conservation investigation

Draganfly and Saskatchewan Polytechnic helps solve conservation investigation

Communications and Marketing - April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018 – In April 2017, Draganfly Innovations and Saskatchewan Polytechnic received an Engage Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to pursue research using UAVs to get a 3D snapshot of a conservation crime scene. In the same month, the partnership was able to put their project to the test, assisting with a wildlife investigation where a cow and calf moose were shot illegally near Alvena, SK.

tags: News, Applied Research, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Economic and social prosperity


CSI at the Forest Edge

CSI at the Forest Edge

Communications and Marketing - March 16, 2018

David Halstead and colleague Leila Benmerrouche were documenting a mock crime scene in the forest ahead of their student investigators when the idea occurred: what if there was a way to get a 3D “snapshot,” including aerial footage

tags: News, Applied Research, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Pursuing excellence


Applied research and education for sustainable development celebrated with Regional Centre of Expertise awards

Applied research and education for sustainable development celebrated with Regional Centre of Expertise awards

Communications and Marketing - May 10, 2017

Applied research and education for sustainable development celebrated with Regional Centre of Expertise awards Two Saskatchewan Polytechnic projects receive awards for sustainable development May 10, 2017 – This spring two Saskatchewan Polytechnic projects received awards from the Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) Saskatchewan on Education for Sustainable Development. RCE Saskatchewan celebrated 25 projects at their 9th annual recognition awards.

tags: News, Applied Research, Saskatoon, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence, Applied Research


Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Natural Resources Technology programs receive SREDA award

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Natural Resources Technology programs receive SREDA award

Communications and Marketing - November 18, 2016

Inaugural award celebrates outstanding individuals, partnerships and innovation in science and technology training in Saskatoon region Nov 18, 2016 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Natural Resources faculty and staff received a team award at the first annual Science, Technology, Innovation and Collaboration (STIC) Awards ceremony hosted by Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA) on November 15, 2016.

tags: News, Prince Albert, Saskatoon, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Pursuing excellence, Applied Research


Technology Career Fair connects Sask Polytech students with employers

Technology Career Fair connects Sask Polytech students with employers

Communications and Marketing - November 2, 2016

November 2, 2016 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s fourth annual Technology Career Fair was held at the Moose Jaw campus today. Employers connected with more than 500 students in technology-based programs offered from the Schools of Construction; Information and Communications Technology; Mining, Energy and Manufacturing; and Natural Resources and Built Environment.

tags: News, Moose Jaw, School of Construction, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Successful careers


Love Your Lakes brings applied learning to a whole new level

Love Your Lakes brings applied learning to a whole new level

Communications and Marketing - October 17, 2016

Saskatchewan Polytechnic student, Blossom Lamalice knows that when you love something, you take care of it. “Everybody loves their lakes and they want them to be here for future generations. If we start taking care of them now, they will be here for many years to come.”

tags: Prince Albert, School of Academic and Career Education, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Economic and social prosperity, Applied Research


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